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Emir of Bichi urges Kano Govt to embrace mechanised farming

The Emir of Bichi, Alhaji Nasir Ado Bayero, has urged the Kano State Government to embrace mechanised farming to ensure massive food production in the state.

Bayero made the call when he paid a Sallah homage to Gov. Abba Yusuf at the Government House,  Kano on Saturday.

He said that as the rainy season approaches, there was a need for the government to provide assorted farm inputs and fertilizer at subsidised rates to farmers.

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Bayero called on the state government to intensify efforts toward ensuring adequate means of utilizing Solar power to generate electricity.

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He commended the state government for providing laudable developmental projects since the assumption of office barely 10 months ago.

Responding, Yusuf said that since the assumption of office,  his administration had worked assiduously toward providing infrastructure for the people.

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“Within the first quarter of assumption,d we recovered and rehabilitated the Asiya Bayero Paediatric hospital in the municipality, while the accident and emergency section of the Muttaka Mohammad General Hospital has also been renovated up to standard,” he said.

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Yusuf said that one of the priorities of his administration is to uplift the standard of education, health, agriculture, and infrastructure. (NAN)


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